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Facebook wants you to forget about its Clear History feature

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This time, we really should know better. 

Mark Zuckerberg teed up his F8 keynote on Tuesday with a promise that Facebook has, finally, got the message. "The future is private," he told the crowd gathered at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Going forward he insisted his company would work hard to build "a privacy-focused social platform." If only we hadn't heard it all before. 

Cast your mind back to May 1, 2018. The annual Facebook F8 developer conference was once again in full swing, the Cambridge Analytica scandal showed no sign of abating, and Facebook Chief Privacy Officer Erin Egan promised that a new tool called Clear History would be built in a "few months." It's no spoiler to say that we're still waiting.   Read more...

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